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Aug 18, 2010 5:30pm PDT
to create jobs. fix sacramento. and deliver results. meg whitman. for a new california. no, said today is no regrets about speaking out about the proposed mosque near ground zero in york city. nancy pelosi is accusing republicans of turning what she calls the yokel selling issue. there's no question that there's a concerted effort to make this a political issue by some trade join the fight to kill the ground zero mosque. in videos and printed and on the air of the proposed muslim center in downtown manhattan has turned into a lightning rod. a moscow ground zero must not stand. i hope somebody blows up. backers say the boss is a multistate religious center would be built on private property two blocks from ground zero. as a planned structure is architecturally claimed it does not include a dollar more minarets. it adds to the diversity of new york and were happy to have occurred block republican mayor of new york is sore for a to harry reid is not for it. the mosque should be built someplace else. yorkers are divided in a new survey out today nearly 23 say they are games putting in mosq
Aug 15, 2010 11:00pm PDT
de determinar porque ocurrio el siniestro >> padres de familia viajan a sacramentos esta semana un grupo de padres de familia y esta semana un grupo de padres de familia y administradores semana >> esta semana un grupo de padres viajaron para pedir que no cierren los centros de desarrollos infantiles >> miembro de la junta dice que se necesitan 4 millones de dolares para hacerlo funcionar hasta septiembre< >> el miercoles por la noche arrollo a una persona en bicicleta >> el chofer fue arrestado >> una empresa de nuestra region dice que va a cambiar la modalidad de comprar >> se podra realizar a travez de >> podra comprar una cancion, donar dinero >> el frío que se a sentido esta afectando a los agricultores >> algunos rancheros califican este verano como el mas extraño de que tienen memoria >> maría molina con el pronostico >> esta noche cielo despejado, minima 54 grados >> asi que mañana nubes bajas >> tendremos temperaturas frescas >> en santa rosa se esperan temperaturas calidas >> observaremos en la semana un buen tiempo >> la pelicula mas taquillera de esta semana >> en
Aug 14, 2010 11:00pm PDT
to create jobs. fix sacramento. and deliver results. authorities say that a car ran into a crowd and killed eight people tonight. this is driven off road race in the southern california desert. the sheriff's office says that one the car up loss control. and plunge into the crowd. 12 people were injured. allow those people were airlifted to the hospital. near the county lucerne valley. no other details available. >> ludwig as could be up and throwing posey tried to score. the giants win. >> and those that hit the game- winning single that gave the giants to win over the padre's this ties the game series. it continues tomorrow. of course only the giant sucking wind in the last 10 medians against the padres. third game to mar 1 05 and at&t part. the a's lost to the twins in minnesota today. major-league records though. he only allowed six hits are fewer. and the story of sacramento tonight. you gotta see this to believe it. >> all my god almighty god. that pours zebra i feel so bad for. >> can you believe it ever average on for ever zebra on the loose in sacramento. there are two of them on th
Aug 14, 2010 11:30pm PDT
of grange bar and restaurant in downtown sacramento, lemons are oh, so much more. >> it's one of those staples. it's one of those foundations of a decent bar is they use a lot of lemons. even--you'll see, you know, you're making limoncello or some kind of infusion in the back. you'll use just the rind, or you're making a syrup with it. but then, you have the lemon leftovers. you can juice it so you get 2 uses out of it. >> they are the main ingredient for several of his specialty drinks on the menu, including a pink lemon margarita. but he's not alone in adding a little zest to his menu. over at rick's dessert diner in sacramento, you know right away this place is special. from the funky exterior to the gigantic cakes that greet you when you walk in, this place is a hit. >> well, we come about once a week, and it's just the freshest desserts. everything is so good here. we moved to sacramento about 2 years ago, and we saw the bright pink building, and we're like, "ok, we have to check that out." and since then, i've been completely hooked. like, have to come and get my fix. [laughs] >>
Aug 22, 2010 11:30pm EDT
sacramento, enrique gonzÁlez saliÓ a recoger opiniones. >> la salmonella es la amenaza oculta en este ah@not uni-fds le t uni-diarrea, en ocasiones con sangre, dolor abdominal, vÓmitos. ya son 500 millones de huevos que irÁn a la basura por esta alerta. en sacramento la informaciÓn produce diferentes opiniones y reacciones en el norte de la ciudad nos dimos a nadie comprando huevos. >> no comprando huevos. >> algunos prefieren tirarlos. >> son dos o tres dÓlares que servirÁn a la basura pero es por salud de ellos y de uno mismo. >> se acabaron y no pudimos comprar mÁs. no estamos tomando el riesgo de comprar huevos. >> como tengo un niÑo, hemos cortado con lo nuevo por seguridad. >> en el centro de sacramento los pro toros orgÁnicos no tuvieron problemas para vender sus productos, incluso se acabaroni-fds prano.fds la la informaciÓn sobre la crisis del huevo es confusa, el origen de las crisiste de salmonella se ubican en iowa, metas tanto en el sur de sacramento y quienes se atreven a consumir huevos sin miedo alguno. >> piensa seguir comprando huevos? >> yo si. >> no tiene mie
Aug 20, 2010 11:00pm PDT
casos y no se acumulen en el laboratorio >> en el condado de sacramento confiscaron un cargamento muy grande de drogas, tres hombres hispanos fueron arrestados, son de mñxico >> en mñxico sigue la investigación por el secuestro y muerte del alcalde de nuevo leon, al parecer uno de los guardespaldas estuvo invlucrado en el secuestro >> cino elementos policiacos están involucrados en dicho crimen, los policía habian dirigido la llegada de los secuestrados, para avisar si venis una autoridad del orde3n publico >> el gobernador del estado esta llevando personalmente las investigación >> el alcalde lo secuestraron y tres días despuñs aparecio muerto >> el ya habia recibido amenazas >> las copiosas lluvias en honduras dejan muertes y destruccion y muy pronto no cobraran cargo a dicional por pagar con tarjeta de debito incendio forestal provoÓ la evacuacÓn de decenas de hogares en el sur de california.---el siniestro se ha extendido a unos 100 acres california.---el siniestro se ha extendido a unos 100 acres
Aug 18, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. fix sacramento. and deliver results. meg whitman. for a new california. what this droid does will change how you do web connections. this creates a mobile 3g hotspot, powerful enough to fuel multiple devices at will. putting you at the center of your own world wide web. introducing the new droid x. the next generation of does. >>> the second crackdown on drivers illegally using their cell phones while behind if wheel. police agencies across the bay area issued more than 900 citations during a one-day crackdown. the national safety council estimates 30% of all crashes involve drivers talking or texting on their cell phones. if the cell phone isn't enough it appears pets while driving holding fido is more of a distraction. 30% of dog owners have been distracted by their pet while driving. more than half admitted to petting their dogs while driving while one in five allow their dogs to sit on their lapse. only 17% of those secure have aed say they use any type of restraint system for their dog in the car. >>> people across the country and across the state are struggling to pay f
Aug 15, 2010 5:30pm PDT
a fence, causing a lot of excitement for sacramento county. but tonight, they report those two zebras, they are safe after that big game adventure. >> reporter: two zebras on the streets of car michael. both of them spooked by dogs and running free. >> you're a fire fight animal, so they flew where they are taking off everywhere. >> reporter: that they did. out of their pen and over the fence. >> probably about 20 miles an hour they could run. >> reporter: down residential streets, even bumping into cars. >> i think that they are reporting that some cars might have been hit or the zebras might have been running into them. i'm not sure. but nothing major. >> reporter: this one hiding out in a gated pool area, an apartment complex nearby. and another, found behind a business. >> the one that everyone was most concerned about, they are just superficial. and some miles after that out there. but no major injuries. >> reporter: amazingly, no one was hurt despite the chaos and the excitement when these guys, were spotted in the most unusual places. >> well, it does not happen every day as yo
Aug 24, 2010 12:00pm PDT
as the debate continues over how to close a $- - a $19 billion budget deficit deficit. >>> sacramento investigators say $200 million worth of methamphetamine and cocaine seized from a gilroy home last week. the sacramento county sheriff's department laid out some of the 637-pounds of drug found at the home last thursday. police say the bust broke up one of the largest mexican drug cartel operations in the country. they say it took over a year to infiltrate the drug ring which is run out of sacramento with operations in modesto and gilroy. >>> gilroy was the price. this was the primary stashhouse for the resources in sacramento, mode and other areas. to be honest with you, we got it extremely lucky. these organizations are all over the place out there. this much dope is running around out there to this day. >>> eight mexican nationals were arrested. >>> we want to check back in with our meteorologist, steve paulson, for a look at today's hot weather and the longer forecast. >> all right. thank you. just checking in right now. san francisco on downtown -- san francisco downtown is 88. i
Aug 25, 2010 12:00pm PDT
-- whitman this morning. here's her new ad. >> jeam and silicon valley -- sacramento and silo con valley are only a few miles apart. they might as well be on different plan nets. sacramento, unaffected. silicon valley gave us apple and ebay -- >> our political editor, randy randy shandobil asked abouted ad. >> if i understand your ad it seems to be making point that the folks down in sacramento can't be getting the job done? >> is that what you're saying? >> that's exactly what i'm saying. in sacramento, complex problems seem to create gridlock and an inability to get anything done. you pointed it out. we're in day 56. without a budget we're about to run out of money. schools are not getting the money they need. workers don't know whether there will be more furloughs are not. we need to get this done. >> six years ago when governor schwarzenegger was running, first running, he said he was fresh blood. he said he had a business background. he said he had a business background and here we are. >> yeah. well, governor schwarzenegger and i have entirely different backgrounds. i've led and ma
Aug 27, 2010 8:00pm PDT
: this week, lawmakers in sacramento pass a bill to make it easier to access and compare health insurance under the new national healthcare laws. with the elections just two months away, campaigns are doubling their efforts to mobilize supporters, convince undecided voters, and attack their opponents. and california schools are left behind in the race to the top. the cash-poor school system is turned down in its second bid for the federal grant money. and they plant and pick the food that goes on our tables. what are the living and working conditions for farm workers in california today? conditions for farm workers in california today? those stories next. captioning by vitac, underwritten by fireman's fund ♪ >> belva: good evening, and welcome to "this week in northern california." i'm belva davis. joining me tonight on the news panel are john fence terwald, journalist with the "silicon valley education foundation" on california's failed bid for race to the top funding for public schools. carla marinucci, political reporter for the "san francisco chronicle," on the fast-approaching gene
Aug 17, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. >>> ktvu has learned that the suspect is from oakland. david beanick is live in sacramento county and joins us now with late details. >> t a ils. >> reporter: s.w.a.t. members have fired tear gas into this apartment complex but this stand off involving a bay area man is still going on. in fact, it started around 2:30 this afternoon. behind me you can see that edison avenue is closed right here in the outskirts of sacramento. deputies went to unit 49 of that complex this afternoon looking for a man of the name bryan brown from oakland. now he's wanted for allegedly shooting another man, james wilkins last month outside a liquor store in oakland. deputies saw brown, he then ran back inside. they are not sure at this point if he has a gun. about 20 families have been forced from their homes at the apartment complex. now you may remember back in early june there was another stand off also involving a suspect from the bay area, in that case the stand off ended with the suspect being shot and killed at the scene. deputies here in sacramento say this time the stand off will not go that long. i'm
Aug 4, 2010 6:30pm PDT
in the area, this project is at the top of the list. some years later, we passed legislation in sacramento identify critical infrastructure projects which warranted some priority treatment. and there again you had this project. more recently, when the federal stimulus bill about building, we start looking with a regional partners and the federal government. again, this project was at the top of the list. so there is no question it is not just a milestone of this, but it is the entire phase one and phase two side of the safety work and the rest that we need to see through. thank you to everyone here today. we will continue to work together to get not only this part of the project done, but the entire project done, on time, and under budget. thank you for being here. [applause] >> thank you, mr. secretary. i just cannot imagine the federal highway administrator going back to washington to be asked how the event was and only remember him sitting next to me shivering. that does that bode well for us. we need to do better in the future. mr. administrator, we will that sure that we have better w
Aug 22, 2010 6:30pm PDT
happened. >> we're talking about the builder? >> i came from sacramento. actually, part of sacramento. we have a strong and salsa-type music following. so a lot of us came down here in san francisco to joey's specifically on sunday's. so i know as far as all my companions from sacramento that we really enjoy jelly's. and we'll certainly regret it. all of us have felt safe at joey's, it advocated a clean, healthy, fun environment. i'm not aware of the details. i don't believe this is something that was due to joey's and their way of operation. i'd like to express my support for continuation of joey's. thank you. >> for public comment -- >> good morning. i'd like to speak about the waterfront land use plant study. >> this is situation is intolerable. to break up a club and put up a tower, which is against the waterfront plan use specifications that they should connect the land to the bay is crazy. they speak out of two sides of their mouth. that's called corruption. this is not about money and greed. hundreds of car garages is wrong. it's an already difficult situation we have now, so how c
Aug 2, 2010 1:00pm PDT
believe, is the sacramento county submittal, because they have a partner. in fact, smnud is actually the administrative body that sacramento county is using, and they were able to put all -- some of their own money together, so the federal government said, ok, you can go ahead and use some of the -- the sacramento municipal utilities district, and that is a publicly owned utility. so if we had community choice aggregation, we might be able to do this for some of this, but they are affecting the natural- gas side, not the electric side, but in the nsmud side, they do not have a lot of certain times. this gave them the opportunity to combine funding that we do not have, so it was not an argument i could make. they also described helping commercial buildings. we're staying focused on residential. this program, while we might direct these in lower-income neighborhoods or median incomes, there was no particular help, per se. we're going to be utilizing our block grant money for that purpose, and we will be able to utilize some of our state energy program money, 875,000, of which half of $
Aug 20, 2010 4:30pm PDT
of running a sophisticated methamphetamine operation. undercover sacramento county sheriff's deputy braided the house thursday finding some 475 lbs. of crystal methamphetamine. 15 lbs. of cocaine along with quantities of cash as well as fire arms. thought to be the largest such drug seizure on record here in northern california. it's an estimated $100 million on the streets. the powdered form crystal meth was found stored in dozens of coolers and storage bins found stashed around the house. as it was being converted or cooked in a smokable form. it's roughly $20,000 of pounds on the street. also in town here in quantities of cash as well as some firearms it was the undercover operation that began on street level sacramento. ralp >> is a the pictures of de mexican americans arrested yesterday. hector sol is there, fabian saguaro, sergio more low. they're currently under immigration hold the the trend for the sacramento county were they will face charges. neighbors along the usually sleepy ruth road are stunned by the idea of their living to a drug lab. here's the reaction we got today. >> fi
Aug 20, 2010 5:00pm PDT
. fix sacramento. and deliver results. meg whitman. for a new california. take a look at his patrol car pretty smashed up it happened about 1030 a m opd said the officer was chasing a bus that had a wanted parolee on board. the officer collided with a minivan on 23rd avenue near wakefield. police said the woman driving the minivan did not see the officer and she did a u-turn in the street just as he was coming away. the officer the driver and a four year-old boy were slightly injured in the accident no word on the suspect to the officer was searching for. new details about the teenager convicted of killing a 15 year-old alameda girl on halloween night back in 2007. this is her picture tony tram was sentenced today to 50 years to life in prison. chan was convicted in june for the italy shooting this girl. the killing happened during attempted robbery at washington park in lme out. trans lawyer said the lengthy sentences as " absurd. the mother said trend is your sentence. the nationwide recall of the aids is expanding yet again. the concern is potential salmonella poisoning more than a t
Aug 6, 2010 11:00am PDT
elected officials in sacramento and elected officials across the country. i was just putting together the math, as an aside. i just think it is interesting. i was putting it together in my mind is of is driving over here. you would think with all the discussion about pensions that we could solve all the world's problems if we could just solve the pension problem. i did the mathematics in terms of the $19.1 billion problem in the state of california. if you take every dollar that the state contributes to its pension, general fund dollars, if you assume you did not have to write a check to solve any of the pension, just off the books, if you would think that would solve half of the budget deficit based on the rhetoric in sacramento. some would say it would solve all that. it would solve barely 10% of the state budget crisis. that is suggested of the hyperbole around this issue. when folks talk about the bloated bureaucracy and government and nhow it has grown out of proportion because of pensions, they should take time to seek the facts. it is a major issue if we leave it unaddressed. i
Aug 14, 2010 10:00pm PDT
a million dollars in kickbacks. >>> and catch them if you can, zebras on the loose near sacramento playing hide and seek with the chp. the news starts now. >> this is cbs5 eyewitness news. say it could have been a close call. a fire broke out at an apartment isco's miss >> good evening. i'm elizabeth wanger. >>> some neighbors say it really could have been a close call. a fire broke out in san francisco's mission district tonight and quickly spread. don knapp shows us what made the flames so tough to fight. >> reporter: firefighters, their gear and water lines cluttered valencia street shutting it to traffic on 16th and 17th as they battle to keep the fire under control and put out simmering hotspots. a pocket camera shows the heavy smoke over the neighborhood. by the time firefighters arrived a single family residence behind valencia was fully in flames and the fire was spreading. a third alarm was called. >> the risk is it's spreading into this apartment building. we had two rescue squads called to search all the buildings to make sure nobody was in there. >> reporter: firefighters evacu
Aug 15, 2010 9:00am PDT
the sacramento valley where they have interesting weather disturbance, it may bring it's sunshine. it's going to work in our favor tomorrow as an area of low pressure that heads east. 54 in the city. 57 in oakland. sunny in fairfield, sunshine in antioch at 66. sunnyvale 61. we are looking at the clouds and mist at the shoreline but elsewhere, depending on the sunshine, even at ballpark, a little warming. here a picture that the fog has burned through the delta on the way through concord, finally burning back to the coast. i think san francisco will be split with some of the city enjoying sunshine. here is a look at some of the highs. mid-60s in oakland. definitely coming in seven degrees shy of the average which is most significant readings of cooler than normal weather will be redwood city and san jose where we should see mid-80s. here the culprit, an area of low pressure bringing shower to the sacramento valley. it moves through california. one more day of the chilly weather and then a bump as the area of low pressure slides east and we have a ridge of high pressure warming things up monda
Aug 19, 2010 6:00pm PDT
agencies are also raiding several other locations in modesto and sacramento area. and officers also found 20 kilos of cocaine. all this does mean is that p $160 million worth of drugs were found here and the most according to the agent in charge of bureau of narcotics enforcement tells me this is the most he's seen in a raid, and in the bay area. live near gilroy, abc 7 news. >> lisa, thank you very much. >> richmond police need help to catch the killer of a 16-year-old boy shot to death while he stood at a bus stop and waiting for his mother. two men walked up and opened fire on him. and detectives say there were a lot of witness autos this is a busy, major thorough fare. a lot of people were out. that is why we're hoping people will come forward to tell us what happened. >> i saw a man with a gun. i described him to police. to 25, 30, blue jeans and a black hoody. >> fsers need to conduct lab tests before it can be linked to the murder. >> hearings in san francisco video gate scandal erupted over the issue of race today with an officer and her lawyer in tears because of the questioning
Aug 15, 2010 6:00am PDT
. you have to go far out into sacramento. just about 88 in sacramento. but widespread 70s north bay and south bay. so once again 60s surrounding the immediate bay. really no changes from what we've seen the past couple days, past couple weeks. and with our area of low pressure beginning to head on in, this should break up that cloud cover for us. maybe by about noontime or a little sooner. and it's behind this system that we're gonna get into a little warming. so with it you can see a shower, even a thunderstorm to the north of us in the valley. and the temperatures not changing too much. but they'll continue to slide on through. as they do, we'll see the temperatures kind of fluctuate day-to-day. 69 sunnyvale with low 70ss most part santa clara and san jose. look for mid-70s los gatos. temperatures here, yeah, running 8 degrees below the average. mid and upper 50s half moon bay bay with upper 60s menlo park and redwood city tapping out at 69 mountain view. highs 77 this time of year. san francisco about noon clearing with temperatures there in the low 60s. mid-60s south city. with
Aug 20, 2010 5:00am PDT
agencies seized 450 pounds of meth and 40 pounds of cocaine. the sacramento sheriff department led this bust aafter launching an investigation a year ago. the investigators believe it was the center of a massive drug ring which begins in mexico. neighboring residents have no idea any of this was going on. >> i'm shocked. there was hardly any traffic here. hardly anyone out there. i'm really surprised. >> these guys are all carrying guns and they're being much more brazen about protecting their investment. >> investigators believe the suspects arrested are mid to upper level players in the mexican drug cartel. they're not naming which one. they also believe cockfighting was going on in the backyard. cages and chickens were also seized from the home. immigration holds are on three men who remain in custody at the santa clara county jail. these are photos of the suspects. they're all mexican nationals who have been living at the home for about a year. now, authorities also raided six other locations in sacramento and modesto yesterday. they say all are tied to the three suspects at th
Aug 20, 2010 6:00am PDT
last night. theresa. >> parking lot sacramento county sheriff's department actually launched this investigation more than a year ago and they led to the bust. they believe this house here behind me was the center of a massive drug ring with connections to mexico. the illegal activity here wasn't just limited to drugs. they also seized evidence of cockfighting and made three arrests. now, here are the pictures, the booking photos of the suspect. they're all mexican nationals who have been living at the gilroy home about a year. federal agents have put an immigration hold on the three who this morning remain in custody at the santa clara county jail. this is exclusive video taken by the gilroy dispatch. it shows room after room filled with buckets and bins of the purest highest quality form of crystal methamphetamine. during the thursday early morning bust at the home, drug agents from multiple agencies seized about 450 pounds of meth, 40 pounds of cocaine and four firearms. the street value of the drugs seized is massive, between 100 to $150 million. neighboring residents had
Aug 22, 2010 6:00am PDT
york today. really conforecasted in the sacramento valley. now beginning to push back, retreat westward into our region. even the north bay and south bay los gatos. the clouds will dissipate with that warmer air evaporating quickly. the south bay, you'll be just shy anywhere from 2 degrees below average to more substantial temperatures below average because you're around the bay with the cooling effects of the water. but still an improvement in san francisco with temperatures 3 degrees below the average. and, in fact, temperatures 5 degrees below the average and oakland should be the mid-70s. tomorrow even warmer than that. an upper level trough of low pressure is traversing the state now. it's bringing cooler air to the central region of the state but for us as it exits today, the flow of shifts, more of an offshore component. so sea breezes will be weakening today and high pressure building, expanding from the desert southwest that will combine with the high in the pacific to bring us warmer weather. so today look for 66 in monterey with 89 los angeles. sacramento in the mid-80s. comf
Aug 15, 2010 5:00am PDT
triggers a shower or thunderstorm in the sacramento area. so right now we are looking at temperatures definitely on the uniform side with mid-50s throughout. 55 livermore, the clouds and the valley there. 56 antioch, 55 menlo park checking in at 58 in san jose. so our highlights then this morning, we will see the clouds and the drizzle. sunshine slated for the afternoon. so partly cloudy through the 11:00 hour. those clouds try to burn back to our coast and we'll see that warming, a little bit coming our way tomorrow. so here's a look at the cloud cover in livermore and concord, then pulling back at about 11:00 or 12:00 across the bay. staying cloudy at the coast. temperatures here once again in the low 60s. no real changes for your sunday today, although we may see the numbers begin to bump up as we head out towards the sacramento valley. it's warmer there this morning due to the cloud cover. but what about the 80s in our neck of the woods. we'll probably see some of those tomorrow. here's the low today triggering shower or thunderstorm in the sacramento area. and then behind it, tha
Aug 12, 2010 5:00am PDT
sacramento and also sacramento yesterday was 78. 78 in sacramento. talk about cool. low's going one way or the other. there's the secondary one coming downright there. but it looks like high pressure in the southwest wants to build back in slowly. so overcast drizzle gives way to sunny conditions, breezy but slightly warmer away from the coast. temperatures upper 70s low to mid-80s. for some warmer south bay also north bay but on the coast a lot of 50s and 60s. the fog's not going anywhere any time soon. so fog and then temperatures start to rebound a little as we head into the weekend. dave and pam. >>> thank you. time now 5:09. california's budget crisis is apparently not slowing down construction plans. but where that construction will take place is causing a bit of a debate. and it's right here in the bay area. >>> and if you have kids chances are you've waited outside a jumpy house. but new tests show they may not be good for your health. we'll explain why. >>> and a new poll shows how americans are feeling about the economy, congress and president obama. >>> good morning. westboun
Aug 20, 2010 4:30am PDT
because of the budget battle in sacramento. good friday morning, everybody. i'm terry mcsweeney. >> and i'm kristen sze. topping our news this morning, some travelers who are passengers on a new york-bound flight that was grounded at sfo are still waiting to leave. authorities now say the hijacking phone threats turned out not to be credible and some are wondering if the f.b.i. reaction added up to racial profiling. here's wayne friedman with more what agents have learned. >> sonya, her parents and sister would have been arriving home in the south of france right now. they are refugees from american airlines flight 24 that spent most of the day on the tarmac with 163 passengers on board. >> the pilot came on a couple times and eventually said there was a security threat that they thought was credible. >> a little scary, yeah. we didn't know exactly what was happening. >> the crisis began across the bay in alameda at about 9 a.m. with an unanimous call to the hampton inn and suites. >> my desk clerk received the phone call. lasted about 45 seconds. the phone call went on like say rant. ver
Aug 20, 2010 5:00pm PDT
seized 500 pounds of crystal meth and cocaine. but it all started with an investigation in the sacramento area about a year ago. that's where an undercover agent made a low level street buy. they were traced back to five locations in sacramento as well as a drug distribution hub in modesto and this one in gilroy. that's where authorities arrested three mexican nationals. they are now behind bars in sacramento. investigators say this may be the largest drug bust in northern california history. >> and i have never seen anything like this. i just flew down to actually take a look for myself, give the boys and the girls a great big team hug and a congratulations for just an outstanding job. and i was amazed at what i saw in this single family residence. >> the investigation into the drug ring is not yet complete. agents think it may have links to a mexican drug cartel on the east coast. >>> in marin county, we are now learning 7,000 marijuana plants were chopped down during a raid on an illegal pot growing operation. they have a straight value of more than $20 million. it happened wednesday n
Aug 11, 2010 6:00pm PDT
and sacramento. did he ever say he was a former priest? >> no. no. i guess i'm not surprised because he is a nice person. >> reporter: irish authorities allege that between 1973 and '81, mccabe committed what they call indecent assault with six boys sages 11 to 14 -- ages 11 to 14. the official claims apparently did not surface till 1988 when the boys were men. >> most kids who are abused don't say anything for an average of 25 years. >> reporter: joey says he knows firsthand. he won a civil suit four years ago against another priest for sexually abusing piscatelli when he was a boy in richmond. >> obviously the practice of the catholic church was to shuffle predators. >> here in the united states, if that's all they have, i would think they have a tough case. >> reporter: his attorney will go to court and try to get him released on bond. the now 74-year-old mccabe has been held the past week and his attorney says he's seriously ill. >> this old man should not be forced to be deteriorating physically in jail. >> reporter: now if sent back and convicted of all the charges against him, patrick mcca
Aug 22, 2010 10:00pm PDT
and head it up, 99 from sacramento, 978 in fresno -- 98 in fresno. finally the ridge of high pressure building in to bring us a little summer heat outside. a lot of folks have been looking to that gloomy summer toward the coastline, well below the average, and looking toward tomorrow morning starting nice and cloud free, all summer long here, there you go, computer models, keeping the clouds nice and clear, with the offshore wind. it will stay that way all day long and as the wind, it starts to heat up. so it will be a banner beach day, probably the best one so far, wouldn't you know it. the kids headed back to school. 73 in the city, about 96 in morgan hill, 93 san jose, about 88 union city, and east bay it might get uncomfortable hot in spots, 98 in brentwood, about 96 in dublin, and even inside the bay, no real sea breeze to cool you down, so lots of 80s here and the north bay also going to cook. so expect santa rosa to pop, 96 there, and 95 in the napa valley and so you get the idea. you will have a hot one, some we haven't seen. so it can get even hotter in toward tuesday, and b
Aug 11, 2010 7:00pm PDT
in sacramento could make a baseball diamond saber. the assemblyman wanted to ban metal baseball bat after a pitcher was struck in the head by a line drive is spring green he agreed to withdraw the bill after the high school say they will adopt new guidelines and encourage schools to provide protective head gear. >>> a woman filed a lawsuit today saying that she was molested when she was 15 years old. the suit claims usa swimming was negligent in not protecting her from her swim coach. they adopted new rules this week and a similar lawsuit was filed in march by an olympic gold medalist who says she was molested by a different coach. >>> alameda county officials are taking steps to send a former catholic priest back to ireland. residents of a quiet cul-de-sac say they were stunned to learn that their neighbor, a 74-year- old man is wanted for abusing boys in ireland in the 1970's. he has worked at churches and in eureka and sacramento. irish authorities say that he committed indecent assault on six boys aged 11 to 14. >> that surprised me. he does not seem to be that kind of person. he seem
Aug 27, 2010 7:00pm PDT
family and fellow officers with with him at highland hospital. now to sacramento, lawmakers scheduled to vote on a budget for next tuesday. that doesn't mean an agreement has been reached. lawmakers in the assembly and senate will consider two plans democrats which includes the tax increase and republican plan to slash spending and welfare programs. neither is expected to pass. legislative session is scheduled to end tuesday, darryl steinberg says lawmakers will stay in sacramento until a budget is passed. >>> last minute reprieve for oakland parents who thought they were losing their child care. 7 children centers had been slated to close today due to funding problems tied to the budget crisis. they will stay open for a while at least. when parents brought their children to the development centers many worried this would be the last day. the school set to start monday thousands of low income working parents rely on the centers for before and after school care. >> me and my wife thinking about who is going to agree to get our hours cut to be able to pick up our youngest child. >> repo
Aug 12, 2010 5:00pm PDT
a plan to create jobs. fix sacramento. and deliver results. meg whitman. for a new california. >>> california is one step closer to banning fees on debit card purchases. they passed a bill is that would prevent them from charging customers to use debit cards, from 40 cents to a dollar. they are most often found at gas stations and convenience stores. the measure now goes to governor schwarzenegger. >>> employees at bev mow say shorter hours and slashed benefits are pretty tough to swallow in this tough economy. the workers say they are ready to fight back but sherry hu says the company claims it's getting a bad rap. >>> reporter: some workers with the popular superstore wine retailer aren't content. they still have jobs at bevmo but 45-year-old katherine cordero says she has been cut from full time to part time with no more health benefits. >> it's a struggle. how can someone live off 20 hours? my home is in foreclosure. it's been really hard. >> last night we know that management held a meeting. and in that meeting, they said that this was just something temporary. for the f
Aug 14, 2010 6:30pm PDT
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Aug 19, 2010 9:00pm PDT
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Aug 17, 2010 11:00pm PDT
administration is investigating the egg company. >>> new at 11:00 tonight, a man taken into custody in sacramento is on his way back to oakland tonight. police arrested 23-year-old bryan brown today after a four-hour stand-off. about 5:30 this evening, brown surrendered to police after they tossed tear gas into the apartment building where he was held up inside. he is suspected of killing a man last on in oakland. police tracked him to a house in sacramento where he had friends. brown is expected to be booked sometime tonight. >>> also new tonight, a lawsuit has been filed in connection with the february plane crash that killed three tes luemployee. the parents of one of the men on board is suing the pilot who also died in the crash. the suit alleges negligence on the part of the pilot for taking off even though heavy fog created dangerous conditions. the parents are seeking unspecified damages from douglas born, and the company he ran. the plane -- struck powerlines before crashing into an neighborhood. no one on the ground was hurt. >>> also, tonight, we now know more about the sexual harassmen
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